Planning & Development is led by Mayor Michael Lorentz who prepares information necessary to generate new development and redevelopment throughout the City, working closely with City Council, the Planning Commission and the Wood, Washington, Wirt County Interstate Planning Commission to implement initiatives that will enhance and improve the quality of life for the citizens of Belpre and the Mid-Ohio Valley.

Planning & Development is responsible for current planning, which involves zoning and land use regulations as well as comprehensive planning, which addresses broad community issues by establishing guidelines for the future growth of the City. The Mayor and Safety Service Director prepares and manages grants and other funding programs for the City of Belpre.

To download the zoning map

Application for Zoning Permit